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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 94%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' North, Longitude: 165° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.42 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.0"1002.99 miwest0° 11' 15.7"12.90 misouth1003.18 mi
24 hours11° 12' 38.1"773.59 mieast4° 35' 16.4"315.23 misouth836.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenWed 2:56 AM536 km333 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 2:56 AM759 km472 miles410 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirWed 1:56 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaWed 2:56 AM920 km571 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 1:56 AM1589 km988 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 2:56 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 2:56 AM2086 km1296 miles1127 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 2:56 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 1:56 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 12:56 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmWest-northwest WNW
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